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35 Years of ‘The Karate Kid’ With Ralph Macchio

35 Years of ‘The Karate Kid’ With Ralph Macchio

‘The Karate Kid’ turns 35 years old! To celebrate, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing the film on home video in 4k Ultra HD today. I spoke with series star Ralph Macchio about the legacy of ‘The Karate Kid’ and season 2 of ‘Cobra Kai.’ Read More

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Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Reading Time: 1 minute This is not the image of the black hole. Though it turns out to be not far off. (Image by Disney) Congratulations to the Event Horizon Telescope!! They have captured the first ever image of a black hole. In their words, we can now see the ‘unseeable’. Image provided by Event… Read More

The Conflict for Time: My Geek Side vs. My Dad Side

The Conflict for Time: My Geek Side vs. My Dad Side

Six months ago, my wife and I were blessed with a baby daughter. Despite this new addition to my life, I found my time still being consumed by my nerdy passions. I imagine most new nerd parents are the same: you love your child, but you really need to finish the newest issue of Saga or grinding through that Destiny dungeon. Personally, I kept finding my geek side wanting to take time away from my dad side. Read More

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One

Recapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One

It’s been eleven years and more than twenty films, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is closing its third and final phase. This week, Geekdad is looking back at Marvel’s superhero franchise, and today we’re focusing on phase one. This is our retrospective of each film’s place within the greater MCU and the specific aspects that may make it relevant to the tapestry that Marvel has woven with their storytelling. If you’re not planning to go back and watch many, then perhaps the following will refresh your memory on a number of MCU happenings. Read More

Graphic Novel Weekly 3/28/19: Twelve New Reviews Headed Your Way!

Graphic Novel Weekly 3/28/19: Twelve New Reviews Headed Your Way!

This week, Luke reviews ‘Tarot Café: The Collector’s Edition, Volume 2,’ ‘Sword Princess Amaltea, Volume 3,’ ‘The Spider King: Frostbit,’ ‘Robotech, Volume 1: Countdown,’ ‘Keepers of Lost Time,’ ‘Glint, Book One: The Cloud Raiders,’ ‘Supers: A Little Star Past Cassiopeia,’ ‘Chronin, Volume 1: The Knife at Your Back,’ ‘Belle: Beast Hunter,’ ‘Chronicles of Hate, Books 1 & 2,’ ‘Vampirella: The Dynamite Years Omnibus, Volume 4,’ and ‘Mister Miracle.’ Read More